In this episode we are joined by Matthew Barlocker who is the Founder and CEO of Blue Matador. Blue Matador applies machine learning to intelligently automate cloud monitoring, be they AWS, Kubernetes, or Windows and Linux resources, enabling DevOps teams to focus on optimizing and scaling their infrastructure operations. We talk about how and why Blue Matador was created, what problems it solves, and how it works. We also talk about the company's recent funding and how that process unfolded. Lastly, we talk about going to Mars, flying, and astronauts.